By the time Henry Kissinger was made secretary of state in 1973, he
had become, according to the Gallup Poll, the most admired person
in America and one of the most unlikely celebrities ever to capture
the world's imagination. Yet Kissinger was also reviled by large
segments of the American public, ranging from liberal intellectuals
to conservative activists. Kissinger explores the relationship
between this complex man's personality and the foreign... more...